The beginning of the end? AOL to go its own way Dec 9

Back in the mid-90s, I really thought that AOL (America Online) couldn’t keep competing against the tidalwave of new ISPs that were offering Internet connectivity for much less, not to mention without the horrible bandwidth-sucking AOL application in an age of dial-up modems. I was quite wrong. Relatively few knew about those ‘other’ ISPs and… Continue reading The beginning of the end? AOL to go its own way Dec 9

Yahoo! Mail still #1, but for how much longer?

Image via CrunchBase ComScore shows Yahoo Mail is still the world’s leader in e-mail services, but the bad news (for Yahoo) is that Google’s Gmail is the fastest growing service. Hotmail is still #2, and AOL just slipped to #4 after Gmail who leapfrogged them to go to #3. Four years ago when we sized… Continue reading Yahoo! Mail still #1, but for how much longer?